Transition into VCE/VCAL
Moving into the last couple of years of secondary school is an exciting time. This is a time where you will become more independent and you will be making decisions about what you want to do when you finish school.
Choosing an education pathway
There are a number of pathways you can take to help you achieve your career goals. From early secondary, your Student Support Group can work with you to identify your career interests and goals, and your strengths and abilities. Your ideas are important, and it is okay to speak up and make sure your views are heard! There are many pathways that you can choose from, and you can achieve your career goals with the right support and planning.
Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL), Vocational Education and Training (VET), School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SBAT)
Transitioning to post-school education or employment
Finishing secondary school can be an exciting time as you celebrate your achievements and become an adult. Transitioning out of secondary school can be a big milestone and sometimes teenagers might feel stressed or emotional about these changes. Your school can support you and help you get ready for these changes.
Planning your transition
Consider your personal strengths and preferences when deciding on a potential career. AllPlay Learn's Strengths and Abilities Communication Checklist covers a range of strengths and preferences that are relevant to making decisions.
Other considerations when deciding on a potential career could include:
Having high expectations
Visiting facilities or employers
Work experiences during school
Disclosure and discrimination